Thursday, September 19, 2019

Today is Day One of the 2019 Used Book Sale at Mount Clemens Public Library

Today, Thursday, Sep. 19, is Day One of the Mount Clemens Public Library's 2019 Used Book Sale, hosted by the Macomb County Genealogy Group. The sale is open from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. This is our only day with late hours allowing you to stop by after work or school and find yourself some books to enjoy.

The 2019 Used Book Sale at Mount Clemens Public Library is open until 8 p.m. tonight.

The 2019 Used Book Sale at Mount Clemens Public Library is open until 8 p.m. tonight.


We have a variety of books, including a large Children's Corner full of books for a variety of ages up to tween ... shop early for the best selection. Admission is free.

2019 Used Book Sale Days and Hours: 

September 19, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. is Day One of the Sale. 

September 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is Day Two of the Sale. 

September 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the Last Day of the Sale. 

See you soon at Mt. Clemens Public Library!

LE

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Mt. Clemens Public Library's 2019 Used Book Sale Starts Tomorrow with Preview Night 6 to 8 p.m. with $10 admission

The books are set ... Are you ready?

The Mount Clemens Public Library's 2019 Used Book Sale begins tomorrow night, Wednesday, Sept. 18, with a Preview Event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is a $10 per person at the door admission fee! 

The Macomb County Genealogy Group is hosting the sale for the library.

2019 Used Book Sale Days and Hours are: 

September 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. is the Preview Event.

Preview Event Admission is $10 per person at the door. Shop the sale early for the best selection. 

September 19, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. is Day One of the Sale. 

September 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is Day Two of the Sale. 

September 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the Last Day of the Sale. 

See you soon at Mt. Clemens Public Library!
LE

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Mt. Clemens Public Library's 2019 Used Book Sale is Next Week -- Sept. 18-21!

The Mount Clemens Public Library's Used Book Sale is next week! Get your author lists ready for shopping. The Macomb County Genealogy Group is hosting the sale for the library.

We have had a few very-dedicated volunteers sorting all year round to get us ready for this event. We thank them immensely for their hard work.


2019 Used Book Sale Days and Hours are: 

September 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. is the Preview Event.

Preview Event Admission is $10 per person at the door. Shop the sale early for the best selection. 

September 19, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. is Day One of the Sale. 

September 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is Day Two of the Sale. 

September 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the Last Day of the Sale. 

See you soon at Mt. Clemens Public Library!
LE

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Tomorrow is MCGG Friday Group's First Meeting of Fall 2019 -- Join Us at 1 p.m.!

Tomorrow is MCGG's first meeting of Fall 2019 is on Friday, September 6, at 1:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Mount Clemens Public Library. Patricia Hallman will present Historic Sites and Westward Migration on the Oregon Trail.

If you are in the Mt. Clemens area, PLEASE JOIN US.

See you soon at the Mt. Clemens Public Library!
LE

Heads Up: Next Week is Fall 2019's First Let's Talk...Genealogy Meeting

It is our first meeting of the Fall genealogy season. The MCGG Let's Talk...Genealogy discussion group meets, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the Local History and Genealogy Room of the Mount Clemens Public Library. Our topic is ... Where Do I Go From Here?  
Bring research questions, brick walls, or new finds to share with the group. Let's share our challenges, maybe someone will have an idea to solve them.

New attendees are always welcome.

See you soon at the Mt. Clemens Public Library!
LE

Sunday, September 1, 2019

This Friday is MCGG Friday Group's First Meeting of Fall 2019 -- Join Us at 1 p.m.!

This Friday is MCGG's first meeting of Fall 2019 is on Friday, September 6, at 1:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Mount Clemens Public Library. Patricia Hallman will present Historic Sites and Westward Migration on the Oregon Trail.

If you are in the Mt. Clemens area, PLEASE JOIN US.

See you soon at the Mt. Clemens Public Library!
LE

Michiganology.org Website is Up But ... Be Patient While Records are Added to Site

We just checked and the Archives of Michigan's new website, Michiganology.org is up and running. But it is going to take a bit of time to find our way around this "new land" and for everything to be moved to this new site.



You can find a general outline of the moving plan here.

The 1943 death records are there so if you have been waiting ... "patiently," right? ... they are now waiting for you to find them.

You can find a link to view the 1943 collection at the bottom of the home page. (Or by going to Research, Family History Vital Records.) It takes you to a basic search interface. If you search right away (using a surname) it will search all the subcollections aka counties. If you first select/open a particular county folder, then the basic search will only search that county. You can change the results list from listing just 18 to 36 or 54 entries/results. The surname search for this death year picks up a surname from at least the decedent or parental names entered on the certificate.

We tried searching using just a surname. We tried searching a first name and surname. Both worked. However, if you do surname search at this time you can not refine it by then adding/refining a first name. You need to do a New Search and put both the first name and surname in together.

Also, observed is the "New Search" link at the top of the results page did not always work. So one way to go back is to select 1943 from the path listing at the top of the search interface.

Want to browse? Once you select a county you can browse the records, starting by selecting the A-M or N-Z folder. Then use the results pages to scroll thru the surnames (decedents) presented until you find what you seek.

When we figure out the best approach we'll let you know. After poking around some, below are some observations.

We tried starting at browse Collections to see what is currently already there. You will find death certificates under the Disease Control, Records and Statistics Division. Clicking on that takes you to the Death Records Search. But it comes up with "No Results Found." Why? Because the older, previously released digitized death certificates will be moving to the new website during September so until they are moved you need to still use SeekingMichigan.org to look for these earlier death certificates and any other records that have not made the transition yet.

The Advanced Search of this website's search engine interface is a bit different than that at SeekingMichigan. Currently only the collection Main Streets is searchable under Advanced by Collection where you can use collection specific search parameters. When we figure out the best use of the Advanced Custom Search we will let you know but we are going to have to wait for more records to arrive.

Have fun searching the 1943 Michigan Death Certificates!

See you soon at Mt. Clemens Public Library!
LE